Andrew Sussman Named Exec. Producer Of 'PRI's The World'
April 19, 2011 at 4:21 AM (PT)
PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL has upped Producer ANDREW SUSSMAN to Exec. Producer of "PRI'S THE WORLD," the co-production with BBC WORLD SERVICE and WGBH/BOSTON. SUSSMAN has been with the show since its 1995 debut and previously worked in MOSCOW at the MOSCOW TIMES and a joint venture with KOMSOMOLSKAYA PRAVDA, and in PARIS at RADIO FRANCE.
PRI SVP/Content MELINDA WARD said, "ANDREW SUSSMAN's finely honed global sensibility, developed by over two decades in international news, combined with his energy, wit and creativity, makes him the perfect person to lead 'THE WORLD' in its next phase to expand its reach nationally and internationally, on air and on-line."
SUSSMAN added, "I am thrilled to be THE WORLD's new Exec. Producer. I have never worked with a better group of people. We all believe passionately in what we do and in the need to engage with the world at large. In today's media landscape, the challenges may be great, but so are the opportunities."